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in its most important task on its agenda this year. >> brown: the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice minced no words after russia and china once again vetoed a resolution that threatened sanctions on syria. >> one can only hope that one day before too many thousands more die, that russia and china will stop protecting assad and allow this council to play its proper role at center of the >> brown: it was the third time moscow and beijing have blocked u.n. efforts to make syrian president bashar al-assad stop the attacks on his own people. and this latest veto drew condemnation from country after country. >> mr. president today was an opportunity lost, history will show us price that the people in syria and beyond will have to pay. >> by exercising their veto today, russia and china are failing in their responsibilities as permanent members of the security council to help resolve the crisis in syria. >> ( translated ): in our judgment that resolution was best opportunity and perhaps the only opportunity to put an end to the mindless violence that affects the syrian arab republic. >> br
is cooling, we look at what the slowdown means for u.s. corporate earnings, and the global economy. >> susie: and one company is making a big push into china, marriott international, a look at its latest earnings and strategy. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r.!" >> tom: markets were clearly disappointed today the federal reserve does not seem ready to act right away to boost the economy. minutes from the fed's june meeting show only a few policy makers wanted to expand a bond buying program known as quantitative easing to lower interest rates and boost the economy. but as darren gersh reports this is now really a question of timing. >> reporter: the fed was not willing to give markets an immediate monetary fix, but the latest readings from its policy making committee show a couple more lukewarm reports on the labor market might change that. >> and if these employment reports are still weak like this last one, i think a strong case could be made for the fed to expand its balance sheet and try to support the economy more. so, at that point it will be clear that the recovery has stalled
to use chemical apons if things get worse. we go to the coast of honduras, where cocaine has become the country's curse. and running for gold. how an olympian overcame the odds to compete for america. >> when i look at where i came from, i have to pinch myself. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. tonight, the fighting in syria appears to be moving closer to the center of the capital, damascus. over the past couple days, clashes between government forces and rebel fighters have taken place in the southern suburbs of the city. now, even more worrying, syria's for ambassador to iraq, who defected last week, said that forces loyal to president saleh saad will not hesitate to use chemical weapons. -- syria's former ambassador to iraq, who defected last week, said that forces loyal to president assad will not hesitate to use chemical weapons. >> international diplomacy is struggling to find a way out. in these pictures, activists say people are trying to flee heavy shelling in damascus. there were barricades today on the main motorway linking damascus an
vehicles, uav's. pilotless aircraft used mostly by the u.s. military for surveillance, reconnaissance, and killing, as in yemen recently. he here at home, law enforcement agencies, local police, are eager to utilize drones for civil surveillance. some already do. 146 commercial drones are now accessible for civil law enforcement nationwide. the number is expected to skyrocket. the the u.s. senate armed services committee called for allowing these drones to operate, quote unquote, freely and routinely in u.s. airspace. such authorization has rattled some members of congress. notably republican senator rand paul. he's introduced an act to prohibit the i don't say of drones by u.s. civilian government unless authorized by a warrant. that would put parameters on such usage. >> what i would say is that drones could be used if you have a proper warrant but that means you go through a judge, a judge has to say there's probable cause of a crime, but i don't want dreams crisscrossing our city and country snooping on americans. that's a surveillance state that i'm very concerned about and that'
in demonstrations when they were shot. >> we were in a protest. the army shot at us with automatic weapons. the bullet hit me in the leg and broke a bone. >> there is growing international concern about syria's stockpile of chemical weapons. israel has said it would act if they felt there were falling into the wrong hands. today, the syrian foreign ministry said the weapons were safe but warned they could be used in the event of foreign intervention. >> any unconventional weapon would never be used against civilians or syrian people in this crisis. these weapons are meant to be used only in the evidence of external aggression against the syrian republic. >> several governments are putting in place contingency plans to evacuate their nationals. the fighting inside syria it shows no signs of abating. bbc news on the turkey-syria border. >> the subject of the chemical weapons, president obama had this message today for the syrian government. >> given the stockpiles of chemical weapons, we will continue to make it clear the world is watching and that they will be held accountable by the intern
us. a conversation with erin brockovich coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: erin brockovich is a long time and our mental and clean water advocate who inspired the film featuring julia roberts. the film is playing in select cities. here is a scene from "last call at theasis." >> every single state has e-mail me with some sort of problem. 25,000 inquiries in one month, to the point where i have started to create a map and what is staring us is we still have 700 more entries to input so we're able to start connecting the dots to get some kind of -- there is some money accounts -- so many accounts of contamination. >> you have a fish kill here. we have lost over 1 billion fish. there were buried on the beach with bulldozers. >> we would take a glass of water and it would smell like diesel fuel. my life is o
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with former u.s. secretary of state colin powell. the decorated four-star general has a new book that focuses on the lessons he learned along the way about life and leadership. the new book is called "it worked for me." will talk about the american wars abroad, the crisis in syria, and the 2012 presidential race, of course. we are glad you could join us. the conversation colin powell, coming up right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we allit's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: it is an honor to welcome colin powell back to this program. the former secretary of state and decorated four-star general is a best-selling author, whose latest book is called "it worked for me." he joins us from washington. secretary colin powell, good to have you back. >> good to be here, tavis. tavis: and a s
in damascus but in syria as a whole. they are wrong to underestimate us. >> these street fighting pictures and damascus were not filled by rebels, they are from state television. a tacit admission by the regime of house serious situation has become. -- of how serious the situation has become. the violence has crept in from outlying districts like these. last night, the barracks of the presidential palace were set abla. this morning's blast was a place presume to be a secure stronghold. >> this sent a message to the regime that the hands of the syrian people can reach any one side of damascus and even bashar al-assad. he is not safe anymore. >> but the regime still commands a powerful and ruthless security apparatus. this is worrying to the rest of the world. >> this is a situation round of the spinning out of control. for that reason, it is extremely important that the international community, working with other countries, have concerns in that area, have to bring maximum pressure on assad. >> the opposition smells victory. they have been celebrating the attacks as most have lost faith in
here. activist said security forces used mortars and attacked. shooting was reported in a main street right in the heart of damascus. in other parts, things seem to be fairly normal. the main centers of the regime's power have yet to come under attack. the free syrian army is calling its operation at damascus volcano. after 16 months, the uprising has finally arrived in the capital. >> to libya, the national forces alliance looks to of done very well. in contrast to a neighbor in -- neighborin countries, islamist parties are trailing behind. here is our correspondent. >> ever so slowly, the results of libya's first democratic elections in more than 40 years are being declared. thus far, a moderate technocrats is edging ahead. he was propelled on the world stage after the fall of gaddafi. welcome to warmly by nicolas sarkozy and other global leaders. western educated and english speaking, he was credited with attracting support. he was one of the first high- profile defectors to the national transitional council at the beginning of the revolution. opponents have criticized his link to
to the growing use of mobile technology. nearly all of facebook's revenues come from advertising, and that's more difficult with smaller screens. that's part of the reason facebook shares have gotten crushed-- they're down nearly 30% from the offering price of $38 in may. but some analysts still think the stock's a "buy." >> i think making money on facebook ultimately comes down to their ability to monetize mobile. it's almost binary. if they figure out a way to make money, the stock will be very successful; if they don't, then the stock will underperform the market. >> reporter: for now, many investors remain skeptical. when facebook went public, it had a valuation of $100 billion. now, it's closer to $60 billion. erika miller, nbr, new york. >> reporter: i'm diane eastabrook. still ahead--i'll tell you how the weber company is still keeping the grilling industry on fire after 60 years. "nhtly business report" is brought to you by: captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: "whatever it takes to preserve the euro. with that phrase, the head of the european central bank helped spark a stock rally, and
&p up 9 points. for more, david garrity joins us. the tech analyst. david, it's really interesting that at a time when ceos have been warning about earnings and revenues coming down for the rest of the year we have ibm boosting its numbers. what does ibm have going for it? >> it's focusing on making 50% of revenues from cost ware. they're not there yet, but that's the target by 2015. but the higher margin sales were certainly helping to drive the bottom line performance that for ibm is substantially better than expectations. at the same time, we have weak markets in franz, and italy down, and so all tolled, ibm benefitting from a better product mix, and cost reduction. >> susie: and looking at ibm stock, it was up in the regular session, and then again in afterhours toup $191. you're recommending the took. why do you like it? >> certainly, we think ibm is on track to grow earnings 10% a year from now to 2015. $15 a share this year to $20 by the time we get to 2015. we k that the company given the breadth and depth of their ability ha to grow earnings through a cyclical downturn. >>
. they're headed there to help crush a rebel advance. the obama administration has condemned the use of attack helicopters in the area. our correspondent and cameramen are there and send this report. >> they have been celebrating victory in part of aleppo city. it is certainly premature. the rebels and residents say they have reason to cheer. >> the rebels have brought us here to show some of the damage they have brought against the government tanks. a design of the -- it is a sign of some of the fierce fighting that has taken place. this is what has happened to the army's first counter-attack. that does not mean the rebels have won. they say they control 70% of the city. that is unlikely. the view from state tv is very different. >> in a roundup otroubled spots, it said government forces could gain the upper hand across syria. this is what state tv is not showing. what activist says is the city being pounded. nor are they showing the shelling anin homs. we cannot verify this footage. residents tried to get children to safety. it appears to be a gruesome discovery. the media activist
the globe take action to boost their sagging economies. should more be done in the u.s.? >> susie: i'm susie gharib. getting new medicines to market faster. speeding up the government's drug approval process. why investors and patients are on board. >> tom: and "made in america" tonight, a craft beer company brewing up a national expansion. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the global economy was the hot topic in markets around the world today. central banks in europe, the u.k., and china announced moves to boost growth. the european central bank lowered interest rates to an all-time low. china cut several key interest rates for the second time in a month. and the bank of england held its rates steady, but said it will pump billions of dollars into its economy through a new round of bond buying. here in the u.s., some hopeful signs for the weak job market. private employers added 176,000 new workers to their payrolls in june, stronger than the previous month. and the labor department said the number of people filing for unemployment benefits dropped by 14,000 in the past
the week's news. >> suarez: a follow-up to our recent story about smart meters used to monitor energy use. spencer michels reports on california activists who want to ban them. >> pacific gas & electric one of the nation's largest utilities has had to fight a coalition of people who suspect, among other things, that smart meters may be bad for your health. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: once again today, americans absorbed the news of a mass shooting-- a dozen dead, at least 59 hurt or wounded. it happened in the city of aurora, just east of
the day after the deadly attack. he has overcome the odds after emigrating from cuba, now this u.s. gymnast is hoping to power his way onto the podium in the london olympics. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. tonight, there are fast-moving developments on the ground in syria while the united nations veto has drawn a harsh rebuke from a western powers prefers fighting continues in damascus the day after the attack which killed three of the president's inner circle. rebels say they are in control of key border crossings. >> syrian rebels seize one of the crossings into turkey, dismantling the portrait of president bashar al-assad. something similar was reported on the border with iraq. it is a sign of great weakness. rebel fighters are still shooting in the center of damascus. these are unverified pictures, but there are many reports from the city that areas once considered regime strongholds have been affected. syrian state television shows the president swearing in a new defense minister. presumably his tv appearance was designed to show calmness and st
, now this american is hoping his moves will bring home a gold for the u.s. in london. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also a around the globe. tonight, the city of aurora in colorado remains in a state of shock after one of the deadly shootings in recent history. it was at a midnight showing of the new batman movie. the gunmen held a gas canister into the movie theater and then opened fire. he has been identified as james holmes, a 24-year-old graduate student. 12 people were killed another 69 injured. >> it was after midnight, but like thousands of theaters across america, this suburban cinema was sold out for the first showing of the new batman blockbuster. >> oh my god. >> the horror of it was captured on people's mobile phones. half an hour into the film, a man dressed in black, wearing a gas mask and a bulletproof jacket let off a smoke canister and then opened fire with an assault rifle, shotgun and pistol. at first, people thought it was a stunt linked to the movie. some died in their seats. dozens were injured as they tried to flee. >> i was right there in the fi
the new york federal reserve. he sounded an early warning with british and u.s. regulators about weaknesses in the bank-to- bank lending rate known as libor. it's a key global interest rate and one which traders and banks are accused of manipulating. darren gersh reports members of congress aren't convinced geithner did enough. >> reporter: back in the spring of 2008, geithner says he sent a detailed memo to the bank of england warning that it needed to reform the way british bankers came up with the libor rate. >> we were aware of the risk that the way this was designed created not just the incentive for banks to under-report, but gave them the opportunity to under-report and that was a problem. >> reporter: but members of congress said the problem was deeper. >> if they were having structural problems, i thought your email was appropriate. but what was being disclosed here was fraud. >> reporter: geithner argues british bankers set libor and british regulators had the authority to act. >> our first instinct as you might expect at that point was to go to the british and they sai
on the developing situation in egypt and beyond, u.s. republicans tillis john mccain has just returned from observing that elections in libya. let's start by talking about egypt and how positive are you about that country's transition to democracy. >> i think it is very concerning an obviously a very fragile situation. we want to be very careful how we intervene in this very fragile situation. we always knew that in the case of egypt it might be one of the most difficult of all the countries that have been involved in the arab spring. with them and has been two steps forward and one step back, and maybe two steps forward and two steps back. but i think we should do everything we can to help them get through this crisis without intervening on either side right now. >> how can you help them get through the crisis? what should the u.s. do? it is something the u.s. has been wary of in the past. >> we need to respect the egyptian elections. they were fair by all accounts. there is a fundamental factor. there is significant aid that comes from the united states, both military and nonmilitary. the
in the global economy, ongoing weakness in the u.s. economy. it should come as no surprise when you see businesses not willing to add significant quantities. >> reporter: today's retail data did prompt some economists to downgrade their estimates for 2nd quarter economic growth to close to 1%. that would be roughly half the increase in the first quarter. but, some optimists do see a silver lining that could boost consumer spending in the months ahead. gasoline prices have fallen nearly 50 cents a gallon since they peaked in april. >> falling gasoline prices will certainly help the u.s. consumer. you couple that with modest improvements in nominal wages and what it points to, quite frankly, is a household standard of living that's improved. >> reporter: shoppertrak is predicting a strong 4% gain in august back-to-school sales. but there are plenty of skeptics who think sales will be flat or even lower, as parents stick to buying necessities. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new york. >> tom: still ahead, doomsday for u.s. i.o.u.s? one of the biggest owners of government bonds warns without a cred
that the fed is stands ready to stimulate the u.s. economy and policymakers could do just that when they meet on tuesday in washington. with so much help potentially on the way, the dow skyrocketed almost 190 points, closing above the psychologically important 13,000 level. the nasdaq jumped 65 points and the s&p rose 26 points. for the week, the major averages were all up 1% or more. and one market strategist says the markets are what's driving action in europe. >> the financial markets are the ultimate vigilante in all of this. they create enough pressure when things are not good to force governments which are largely dysfunctional into making the right decisions. >> susie: marshall front is also tonight's market monitor guest. we'll talk more with him in just a few moments and we'll also look more closely at the latest reading on u.s. economic growth. "nightly business report" is brought to you by: captioning sponsored by wpbt >> tom: the american economy grew in the second quarter, but the pace of that growth slowed down as consumers pulled back on spending. the economy grew at a 1.5% ann
problems in europe will weigh on the u.s. economy. that's the forecast from tonight's market guest: nick colas, chief market strategist at convergex group. nick, worries about europe have been on the back burner. are we back to worrying about europe again? >> i'm afraid we are. we got that news out of spain this morning which just brings home the fact that the economies of southern europe, spain, italy, obviously greece, are weak, and all the efforts to install austerity are going to make them weaker. so it's on the headlines. >> susie: what do you make of the forecast from spain. how much is it going to spread to other countries in europe? >> well, it certainly was not a great surprise, i think. i think the market took it poorly because it came on a light volume friday. i'm not sure the market was all that surprised that spain is in recession for longer. it's big for the concern of europe policy making, and how much appetite do do the germans have to write large checks to keep the euro zone together. that's the critical political question markets wrestle with now. >> susie: and also wor
understand how people use both their conscious and unconscious mental processes to respond to a work of art. we can outline a scheme of the various steps that are involved in looking at a great painting and having a perceptual response, an emotional response, an empathic response to it. and we can outline in principle how this occurs, that a lot of details that have to be filled out but this is an initial attempt to try to bridge art and brain science. >> rose: and from harvard the theoretical physicist lisa randell. >> what is really wonderful about physics and i think is important it is symptomatic the regime where we understand things and where we need to go beyond it. so we have there core of knowledge that works and it can could turn out that when you have shorter distances and higher energies you get to do mains you haven't explored; that you find out that fundamentally the rules are very different but we still have this base of knowledge that works, that makes predictions. i think that we have never reached a point where we have all of the answers. >> rose: we conclu
the conflict began 16 months ago. russia indicated the it could be used as a precursor so military intervention, the ambassador to the united nations called those paranoid and as relations deteriorate, the government is using fighter jets against its own citizens and i am pleased to have ambassador churkin back at this table thank you. >> you come from the united nations. >> yes, i do. >> rose: so you have some information about where we are, because it is a subject of great discussion over there. where are we? what is going on? >> well, we are not in a good place, of course, because we do have the ground to work on productively in trying to deal with the situation in syria, but we don't use it properly. what i am referring to is of course kofi annan's effort as a joint special enjoy to the secretary-general of the united nations and the arab league and also the conference he conducted in geneva on the 30th of june which was actually proposed initially by russia but also picked up by him and convened in the form of the action group which adopted a very good document. the main goal set in that
threat against us is to win the argument. and how do we win the argument? we have to live our values. we have to show kids who are about to decide whether to strap on a suicide vest that if they don't do that, we are helping to provide opportunity in their countries. >> rose: ratan tata, judith rodin and jane harman when we continue. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following:. >> additional funding provided by these funders: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> for almost 100 years the rockefeller foundation has been a world leader in philanthropy and global dome this week they are hosting their second annual innovation forum, leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit sectors gather to address the most pressing-- ratan tata will receive a lifetime achievement award for his work in philanthropy, chairman of the tata group a family run global conglomerate that has been giving back to india since its founding in 1868. since becoming company chairman in 1991 he has run the group's charitable efforts
been heading for the exits, pulling their money out of u.s. stock funds. those funds lost more than $8 billion in the past five weeks. in the first six months of this year, investors yanked $51 billion out of u.s. stock funds. by comparison, only $14 billion came out of those funds in the first half of last year. certainly, the aftermath of the financial crisis has scared small investors away. >> given the general uncertainty out there in terms of if i'll have a job today versus next week, i think more people are being more conservative, putting more money into savings, trying to build up their savings a little bit rather than put money into the stock market. >> reporter: experts say it will take a strong u.s. economy to restore confidence and bring retail investors back to stocks. suzanne pratt, nbr, new york. >> susie: still ahead on the program-- we ask c.e.o. mike jackson why sales of autonation are speeding up while other retailers are stalling out. "nightly business report" is brought to you by: captioning sponsored by wpbt >> susie: some more signs today that companies are in th
with me and my sister to get to a hospital. she was so focused on us getting short, us getting help, so she walked, she walked with us, and that is the last thing she did. she walked us to the hospital, and then she passed away. three months in a hospital, three months later, we got adopted, and then really my life started again. it is funny in life. the worst thing that can ever possibly happen to you can also be helpful in a way. that was our ticket out, and i would never forget that, what our mother did. i feel with the work i do now, i honor that. i represent that village in everything i do. tavis: she walked. she walked for days. she walked about 75 miles. 75 miles she walked with two kids to make sure she save those lives. do you recall, do you have any memories? >> i do not. i have not seen a picture of my mother, and i talked about that in the book, but i know that woman. she may not have a lot of money, but she has a lot of wealth in dignity. she is strong, slim, and she wakes up at 2:00 in the morning and walks or two hours to get clean water for her kids. she can make a meal
here in the u.s., stocks sold off early, but pared back the losses by the closing bell. the dow tumbled 101 points, it had been down, as much as, 240 points earlier in the session. the nasdaq lost 35, the s&p was down 12 points. erika miller reports spain's troubles now include the country's regional governments. >> reporter: valencia, spain has long been known for two things-- paella and its large port. but lately spain's third largest city has garnered unwanted attention as the first spanish region to seek a bailout. six others are in danger of following suit. >> it's worrisome, in the sense if they start to line up for bailout money from the national government, which is itself very strained, financially, then there could be a bailout needed from the european partners sooner than expected, previously. >> reporter: and that's why spanish borrowing costs have shot up to record levels. the country's ten-year bonds are yielding 7.5%, raising the risk it won't be able to afford to borrow in public markets. if spain needs a bailout, there will surely be ripple effects around the gl
, but the latest look at the u.s. economy today suggests a full recovery is still a long way off. the struggle was highlighted in a report from the commerce department. consumer spending powers the u.s. economy, but americans weren't hitting the stores this spring, and when they did, they weren't spending nearly as much. as a result, economic output, measured as the gross domestic product, rose at an annual rate of just 1.5% from april through june. the commerce department did raise its estimate of first quarter growth to 2%. still, that's not considered sufficient to encourage hiring and bring down unemployment. at the white house, spokesman jay carney pointed to 12 straight quarters of growth, but acknowledged it's not enough. >> we obviously, despite this, sustained growth, despite the private sector job creation, are still in a position where we're pulling ourself out of the very deep hole caused by the great recession. and there is still, of course, a great deal of anxiety in the country about the economy. >> woodruff: mitt romney's campaign charged the new numbers are further proof of "a
help us understand the extraordinary announcement coming out of geneva last week about understanding matter. >> it's an elusive, invisible stuff. you don't see it. you have to find some way to access it. and the proposal-- which now seems to bear fruit-- is if you slam protons together, other particles, at very, very high speed, which is what happens with the large had dron collider. >> rose: and you can only do that with a collider like this. >> exactly. and you can sometimes jig this will invisible... sometimes flick out a little speck of this molasses, which would be a higgs particle. so people look for that little speck of a particle and now there's evidence that it has been found. >> it is the thing that explains to us how our fundamental particles got mass and it's a piece of the puzzle and now that we have this we can move on from here and maybe it isn't even a standard model higgs. maybe it's something more exotic. that remains to be seen. >> rose: what would be another big question this might help us understand? >> well, there are a number of questions. one of the questions
: wall street could certainly use another topic to focus on, what with europe dominating headlines for weeks. earnings season is likely to provide that distraction. but it's also likely to make many investors unhappy. that's because s&p 500 firms are expected to report only a 5.5% gain in second quarter profits. a few months ago, the number was a healthier 9%. >> it's very worrisome, because companies have already given a lot of negative pre-announcements. in fact, for every one positive pre-announcement, we've received three negative pre-announcements, which is the weakest showing since the fourth quarter of 2008. >> reporter: making matters worse, a big slice of the s&p 500's q-2 gain will come from one company, apple. the other 499 names in the s&p are dealing with a host of problems, including a slowing u.s. economy. on top of that, there's europe's big debt crisis and the emerging slowdown in china. >> double-digit growth in china has now shrunk to about 8%, and while that's still a great number, companies just can't rely on those outstanding sales numbers they were getting fr
forecast out of europe, out of china, even out of the u.s. so fell us where you see the demand. >> well, we expect 7% demand goals this year. we also expect that the-- we see a very strong regional premium which show there is a tight innocence the market. where is that coming from? it's coming from aerospace. we have aerospace market these days with eight years of order backlog that's very substantial. and it's going toa while. we also see surprises here in the u.s., particularly coming from the automotive industry. and that's doubly positive for the aluminum industry because on the one hand we have seen so far in this year a 15% growth in automotive demand here in the u.s., very nice. in addition to that, we see thathe amount of aluminum used in cars is going up. because lightweighting is the name of the game. emissions are coming down. consumers want to spend less money on their fuel and that's why they are going for. an on top of it there are new emissions regulations there, so this is all coming together. these are some of the right spots. >> susie: well, certainly you have been getting
provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the world got a look today at the man who allegedly gunned down scores of people in aurora, colorado, on friday. he appeared at his initial court hearing as police pieced together what led up to the assault in a movie theater. >> please be seatedded. ifill: it was the first time he had been seen publicly since friday's shootings, and james holmes cut a bizarre figure. his hair dyed bright orange, his eyes dazed. it was unclear if he was on medication, but the 24-year-old staredded blankly or not at all... or nodded off. and he never spoke as the judge explained the murder charges against him. afterward district attorney carol chambers said the s
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